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Celebrate 35 Years with L.A. Parent

You're Invited to Our Birthday Bash at The Original Farmers Market! 2015 is a special year for L.A. Parent; it's our 35th anniversary and to celebrate, we're throwing a Birthday Bash at The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles! Join us Sunday, August 2 from noon to 3pm to celebrate this milestone. We want to bring the community together and show our appreciation for all of the support throughout … Read Article

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3 Ways to Help Boost Your Teen’s Self-Esteem after Rejection

Rejection is never easy. More difficult to handle, as a parent, is the rejection of your child. You feel responsible and take the rejection personally. You ask yourself, How did I fail as a parent? But even more, you ask yourself, What can I say or do to mend my child’s broken heart? As a mother or father, you’re usually at a loss as to what to do in the face of your teen’s rejection. Being a … Read Article

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Summer Camp Los Angeles: Ask the Camp Director

What is the number-one reason you believe kids should have the chance to go to summer camp? Rita Smith and Arpa Ghazarianm, directors, Camp Mirman: Students should have a chance to go to summer camp so that they can enrich their educational and social-emotional experience. At summer camp, students have the opportunity to expand their interest in subject areas that they might not get a chance … Read Article

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Three Must-Have Tools For High School Students

High school students and parents are barraged with college and career-planning information via the Internet and social media starting on their first day of high school (if not earlier). It can be a challenge for families in Los Angeles schools to sort through these resources, and not all information is equal. I recommend three must-have tools that will help guide students through their high … Read Article